¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 that is’nt [sic] their style. It may be three or four years yet unfinished In a dozen or more places we found a handfull of men working lazily, making neat and durable stone walls, fences, paved gutters, and a variety of things that might better be delayed until the track is layed [sic]- One thing is quite clear, it will never pay, scarcely its running expenses.
¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 1 Along the road we continually meet with Priests, old and young, singly and in groups. “Bible-backs” as our Dan Rhodes calls them. Leeches on the miserably poor peasantry, two lazy to work, other than upon their superstitions. Always dressed in black, long overcoats to their heels, with capes, and wide brimmed Hats- Too many-
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 At 11 oclock we reach Port Morice and change Horses. We discover that our new drivers were the same that took us over the Simplon- They spend the summer in Switzerland and winters here such are the best seasons to find tourists-
¶ 5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 At 11 1/2 PM we reach San Remo. Half hour for lunch and change of Horses. A hansome place where many tourists stop, especially the Germans who dare not enter France, and also many timid English- Frequently we find ourselves rattling through the dark narrow main street of a village scattering the people from our track, and frequently come very near running over them notwithstanding the little bells which the law compels, upon each Horse. And always, from either window of the carriage, can touch the people standing within their own doors, with our hands- And to meet carts or animals is particularly unfortunate for the small fry, as against our